Lynn Talbott Wins 2 TSBDC Awards: Small Business Person Of The Year, Rising Star Award

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Lynn Talbott, owner and founder of HR Business Solutions, received two awards from the Tennessee Small Business Development Center on Oct. 14. She won both the 2015 Small Business Person of the Year Award and a Rising Star Award.

“I am honored to receive these awards from the TSBDC. The staff has been instrumental in the success of my company," said Ms. Talbott.

"This important recognition of Lynn’s commitment to the community highlights her skills in leadership, rapport-building, and effective communication in meeting her clients’ needs. She teaches free bookkeeping classes at the BDC on the North Shore. Lynn’s community involvement includes mentoring in UTC’s College of Business program, being a sustaining member of the Chattanooga Women’s Leadership Institute, and serving as Treasurer for the Chattanooga Technology Council," officials said.


Collier Construction Hosts Educational Tour For Local High School

Historic Choo Choo Hotel Hires Director Of Rooms

Brightway, The Love Family Agency Relocates, Becomes The Company’s 1st Location In Chattanooga Market


Chattanooga construction company Collier Construction welcomed Sale Creek Middle High School’s Applied Mathematical Concepts and Structural Systems students and teachers to its 100 at South Broad ... (click for more)

The Historic Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel hired Michael Goolsby as director of rooms. In this position, Mr. Goolsby manages all day-to-day room operations. He oversees more than 30 staff members, ... (click for more)

Brightway Insurance Agency Owner, Sharon Love, is relocating Brightway, The Love Family Agency to Ringgold. The agency will open in its new location Monday, April 1, at 92B Helpful Place in Ringgold ... (click for more)


Business

Collier Construction Hosts Educational Tour For Local High School

Chattanooga construction company Collier Construction welcomed Sale Creek Middle High School’s Applied Mathematical Concepts and Structural Systems students and teachers to its 100 at South Broad site for an exclusive educational tour. In these applied math and structural systems classes, students learn math in the classroom on rainy days, and they apply what they learn by ... (click for more)

Historic Choo Choo Hotel Hires Director Of Rooms

The Historic Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel hired Michael Goolsby as director of rooms. In this position, Mr. Goolsby manages all day-to-day room operations. He oversees more than 30 staff members, from housekeeping to laundry to guest services staff. His responsibilities include "ensuring an exceptional guest experience from check-in until check-out." “The Chattanooga Choo ... (click for more)

Breaking News

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City, WWTA Cooperating On New Lee Highway Sewer Connection, Sewage Holding Tank; Henderson Eyes City Consolidation With WWTA

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Opinion

Chivalry Is Not Dead

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Roy Exum: What’s Become Of Roy?

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